March 05, 2018 - 10:36 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Waves nearly 30 feet (9 meters) high from a U.S. winter storm slammed into Puerto Rico on Monday, forcing authorities to evacuate dozens of families and close roads and schools across the U.S. territory. Huge waves downed palm trees, knocked over cement benches and...
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This Oct. 23, 2017 photo shows a Layan highlander, in native dress, parading his pony, which won the horse race at the Laya Royal Highlander Festival, in Bhutan. The little ponies were festooned in ribbons, feathers and other colorful touches. (Alexandra Reynolds via AP)
March 05, 2018 - 10:21 am
LAYA, Bhutan (AP) — Prayer flags whip in the wind, flying across steep valleys and roads. Buddhist temples, stupa shrines and majestic fortresses called zhongs dot the landscape. Giant water-powered prayer wheels spin from tumbling falls. Farmers tend yaks. Never conquered, never colonized, tiny...
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In this photo provided by the Heavenly Mountain Resort, fresh snow covers most of a table and chairs Friday, March 2, 2018, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. A blizzard warning was in effect for parts of the Sierra Nevada, where snow was piling up and travel was difficult due to repeated highway closures and the need for chains in many places. The snow will help the Sierra snowpack, which is vital to the state's water supply and has only been about a quarter of its normal depth for this time of winter. It's also a boon for skiers and snowboarders. (Heavenly Mountain Resort via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 9:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Heather Turning was snowboarding with her boyfriend when she heard someone scream "Avalanche!" Then Turning, 39, saw "a cloud of snow coming down." The avalanche that hit Friday at the Squaw Valley Ski Resort caught five people — one day after a snowboarder died there during a...
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March 03, 2018 - 11:40 am
PARIS (AP) — Authorities say one Spanish skier has died and another has been seriously injured after being swept away by an avalanche in the French Pyrenees. The prefecture in the southwestern Hautes-Pyrenees region said the two skiers were part of a group of four Spanish tourists and a guide who...
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A child rides a sledge down the hill in Greenwich Park, east London, as the cold weather continues around the country, Saturday March 3, 2018. Unusually cold weather has gripped much of Europe, with predictions that the deep freeze will continue for the coming days. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 9:11 am
LONDON (AP) — Snow and ice warnings for travelers remained in place Saturday even as temperatures crept higher in Britain after days of cold. Authorities warned rail travelers and drivers to expect ongoing disruptions even as temperatures rose above freezing for the first time in days. Heathrow...
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March 03, 2018 - 8:53 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A nonprofit organization that helps open doors for people with autism has certified the aquarium and zoo in New Orleans as sensory inclusive. The Aquarium of the Americas is the first aquarium to get such certification, and the Audubon Zoo is among the first 10 zoos, according to...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, file photo, emergency personnel arrive at the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. The parents of a British tourist who died after the crash have filed a lawsuit. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File)
March 02, 2018 - 9:59 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The parents of a British tourist who died after the Grand Canyon sightseeing helicopter he was in crashed at the Grand Canyon filed the first wrongful death lawsuit Friday related to last month's crash. The complaint filed in Clark County District Court in Nevada accused...
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In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, a Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Deptment fire fighter crosses Arroyo Paredon Creek in Santa Barbara County, Calif., on Friday, March 2, 2018. Rain is moving across Southern California, but authorities on the south Santa Barbara County coast say there has not been a repeat of the deadly debris flows that struck during a January storm. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 8:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rain moved through Southern California early Friday, sparing a strip of coastal communities from a repeat of deadly mudslides that struck in January. Evacuation orders affecting up to 30,000 people on the south Santa Barbara County coast were lifted at midmorning. "The worst of...
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U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), center, speaks while touring the Lorraine Hotel with other Members of Congress in Memphis, Tenn., Friday, March 2, 2018. Next to Lewis is U.S Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), left and U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.). Rev. Martin Luther King was assassinated at the hotel on April 4, 1968. Members of Congress are on a three-day pilgrimage to locations with ties to Martin Luther King. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)
March 02, 2018 - 4:21 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — About a dozen Democrats and Republicans prayed and sang "Amazing Grace" during a solemn ceremony Friday at the site where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated nearly 50 years ago, marking the start of a three-day congressional "pilgrimage" to sites with ties to the...
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A break between storms appears behind the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge as a Golden Gate Ferry makes its way across the bay Friday, March 2, 2018, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
March 02, 2018 - 4:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a storm moving through California (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A search and rescue team has found the body of a snowboarder who went missing in a blizzard at a Lake Tahoe ski resort. The Placer County Sheriff's Office identified the victim Friday as 42-year-old...
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